Getting Started in Permaculture
Authors: Mars, Ross & Mars, Jenny
Publisher: Candlelight Trust
Publication Date: 1998
Over 50 DIY projects for house and garden using recycled materials
How did they do it at Candlelight Farm?
Permaculture experts Ross and Jenny Mars outline the steps to transform your garden into a productive living system.
Getting Started in Permaculture details the development of Candlelight Farm from a bare paddock to a harmonious, productive living system using the permaculture ethics of caring for our planet and caring for people.
A book full of practical projects and activities that you can use to implement your permaculture design.
Getting Started in Permaculture delivers step-by-step knowledge for a variety of useful projects including: making herb fertilisers, compost, organic sprays for pest control, and much, much more. It also includes how to recycle your soft drink bottles, waste paper, and tires in a number of useful projects such as ponds, fruit fly traps, retailing walls, and solar stills.
Paperback, 96 pages, B&W, illustrations and colour photos throughout.
Ross is a highly regarded permaculture teacher, designer and consultant. He is the author of the bestselling books, Getting Started in Permaculture, The Basics of Permaculture Design and How to Permaculture Your Life and has produced two videos on energy efficient housing design and renewable energy systems for power generation.
Ross founded Candlelight Farm, a permaculture demonstration site and training center in Western Australia. Over the past decade, he has delivered dozens of basic, design, advanced and diploma-level Permaculture Courses. Both a scientist with a PhD in Environmental Science and an entrepreneur, Mars also manufactures and supplies greywater and rainwater tank systems, and installs waterwise gardens and water-sensible irrigation systems.
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